The Poetry Center has retained its focus on publishing collections of contemporary poetry by established and emerging authors, while preserving its original legacy of providing educational outreach to the literary community of Northeast Ohio. The Poetry Center is committed to acquiring, through first-book and open-book competitions, stylistically distinctive and skillfully crafted collections from an aesthetically diverse range of authors.
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Render / An Apocalypse by Rebecca Gayle Howell || Purchase here
Winner of the 2012 First Book Award, selected by Nick Flynn
Adventures in the Lost Interiors of America by William D. Waltz || Purchase here
Winner of the 2012 Open Competition
Vow by Rebecca Hazelton || Purchase here
You Are Not Dead by Wendy Xu || Purchase here
Complete Catalog of Titles
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Thank you for your interest in reprinting work by an author published by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center. To request permission please send the following information by mail, fax, or email to Fred Courtright (details below).
For all requests:
-- CSUPC author, book title, and title of poem, story, or essay (or page numbers) you wish to use
-- your email address, fax number, or mailing address
For reprint in a book:
-- details of how you're using the requested material within your own work
-- title of your book
-- estimated price and page length of your book
-- format (hardcover or paperback)
-- estimated print run
-- territory requested (United States, North America, or world)
-- your publisher
For reprint in a magazine, newspaper, newsletter, journal:
-- title of your publication
-- estimated circulation
For reprint on a web site:
-- web site address
-- length of time you wish to have the work posted
For a musical setting:
-- details about plans for publishing, recording, or performing the work
For any other use, please send a query to Fred Courtright. Please apply for permission as far in advance as possible. We receive many requests and need adequate time to process them.
Frederick T. Courtright
The Permissions Company
47 Seneca Road
P.O. Box 604
Mount Pocono, PA 18344
All of our titles are for sale through the Cleveland State University Poetry Center. For more information on ordering any of these titles please call toll-free at 888.278.6473.